Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.14%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.14% – Peru equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Banking & Financials , Industrials and Mining sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Alicorp (LM: ALI ), which rose 2.44% or 0.150 points to trade at 6.300 at the close. Edegel (LM: EDE ) added 1.93% or 0.050 points to end at 2.640 and Inretail Peru (LM: INR ) was up 1.81% or 0.300 points to 16.900 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ferreyros (LM: FER ), which lost 2.44% or 0.040 points to trade at 1.600 in late trade. Casa Grande (LM: CSG ) declined 1.58% or 0.090 points to end at 5.610 and Intergroup (LM: IFS ) shed 1.15% or 0.350 points to 30.000.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 11 to 7 and 15 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 1.73% or 0.86 to $48.99 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $49.83 a barrel, while the August Gold contract fell 0.31% or 4.00 to trade at $1268.50 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was unchanged 0.00% to 3.2865, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.7080.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.37% at 93.81.

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